WHY MAMTA IS RIGHT ON TEESTA

80% of Teesta catchment area lies in India, and according to Wiki, Teesta has a baseline draft of more than 7000m with a hydel potential of 84 GW of which till now less than 5% has been utilised. India should go slow on sharing waters Of Teesta. Hydel potential cannot be harnessed in Bangladesh. Any faulty agreement might lead to minimum discharge flooring leading to a cap in utilisation of Teesta’s full hydel potential. We can share Teesta electricity with Bangladesh instead of water.

 

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